Friday, May 20, 2016

Apple Ipad 2 (WiFi+3G) Spec Review

Chip: 1Ghz dual core Apple A5 | high performance | Low power usage
Fingerprint-resistant oleo-phobic coating

Digital Compass

Assisted GPS
3G UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
3G for Verizon model: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)
9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen 
Multi-Touch display with IPS technology
1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi)
Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously
Primary (back): Video recording HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio (5x digital zoom)
Secondary (front): Video recording VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio (VGA quality)
Tap to control exposure for video or stills
Photo and video geo-tagging over Wi-Fi 
Frequency response: 20Hz to 20,000Hz
Audio formats supported: HE-AAC (V1 and V2), AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, and 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
User-configurable maximum volume limit
Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through with Apple Digital AV Adapter (sold separately)
Vary depending on user choice: 16GB, 32GB, 64 GB
PC USB 2.0
High speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)
Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technology
3.5mm Jack connector
Height: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm) x Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm) x Depth: 0.34 inch (8.8 mm)
Weight: 1.35 pounds (613 g)
iOS 4 
HD Movie or TV Show

Digital Photo booth for fun

High speed wireless internet 
Built-In 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery

Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi | Watching Videos | Listening to Music

Up to 9 hours of surfing the web using 3G data network

Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system

The Good

High speed wireless internet

Sleek design and multi-touch

Double cameras (front + back) for video call

High stability operating system
Bad Problems
iPad 2 Problems review from end-users

  1. Back-light bleeds from the behind the LCD panel. The problem is obvious when a black background is display especially near the home button.
  2. Users say that when they return to FaceTime video chat after using it for the first time, the camera image on the screen is frozen. (To solve this restart the iPad)
  3. Sometimes the iPad execute random reboot unintentionally by user.
  4. Drop Wi-Fi connection issues where the connection turn on/off (intermittently) at times while using Wi-Fi. Despite of having the latest version of Firmware iOS 4.3 installed the problem still persist.
  5. Some users notice increase amount of heat for iPad 2 compare to the old version due to thinner design.
  6. Dead pixels - This is old from of iPad that still carry over to the new version of iPad 2
  7. Some users in the US complaint unable to connect with Verizon cellular network.
  8. Yellow color on screen problem - either it's turn on/off there is always a shadow of yellow.
  9. Wi-Fi + 3G model having problem with the lack of clarity of the Microphone compare to the 3G version only which is much clearer.
  10. Sometimes speaker stuck in headphone mode even though there is no headphone is attach to the device.

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